12%

of the veterans of the U.S. armed forces in the labor force are women in 2018

Source: U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics
Additional Information: Women accounted for about 12 percent of the 9.5 million veterans in the labor force. The unemployment rate for female veterans, at 3.0 percent in 2018, was similar to that of male veterans, at 3.5 percent. 
Reference: For more information, read the Bureau of Labor Statistics analysis, "Women in the Labor Force: A Databook." "Women in the Labor Force: A Databook."

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